Ronald Peimer is a Senior Technical Security Consultant for the Edward Davis Company with expertise in prevention, crisis response, and crisis management. Peimer provides technical expertise and inspection services in physical security site assessments and reviews safety policies and procedures for corporations, sporting and entertainment venues, national and international media outlets, and academic institutions. Peimer has conducted security technology and physical security assessments and/or policy review of venues including the National Pipeline Company, Fenway Park, Busch Stadium, Kronos, Inc. (both locally and internationally), Merrimack College, NetScout Systems, Inc., and Eastern Minerals, Inc. He plays a critical role in working with organizations to ensure that their policies and procedures can be aligned with SAFETY Act Certification requirements.
Peimer previously worked for the Department of Homeland Security as the Protective Security Advisor (PSA) where his duties consisted of conducting “all hazard” assessments of Critical Infrastructures across all sectors of the economy. These inquiries go beyond the normal security survey and include natural hazard identification & mitigation, outside utility dependency, business continuity, the development of emergency action plans, and local emergency service liaison. Peimer still has an ongoing relationship with the Department. Peimer retired from the US Secret Service (USSS) after a 22-year career where he served as the Resident Agent in Charge of the Manchester, NH office with responsibility for all USSS activities in NH & VT. Peimer’s specialty within the USSS was in the area of Technical Security. As such, Peimer was responsible for the identification and neutralization of threats to the President/Vice President and other dignitaries relating to attack by explosives, weapons of mass destruction, building structural collapse, fire, mechanical failure, and the design and installation of physical security devices.
Peimer has a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University. Prior to working for the USSS Peimer was a Forensic Chemist/Special Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). He was part of the ATF National Response Team and has qualified as an “expert witness” in Federal and State Courts and is a Certified Explosives Handler. He also successfully completed the Security Engineering course from the US Army Corps of Engineers.